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Jul 18, 2011 7:30am PDT
already. the popular conception of italy is as a country of large families and of immigration, but in fact, the opposite is now true. italy has experienced the fastest and most extreme decline in fertility ever recorded. [man] italy will be the first country in the world in which the number of people aged 60 and over will become greater than people aged 20 and less, so the first country in the history of mankind in which we have this crossing over with people aged 60 and over which is increasing and people less than 20 who... um, who are decreasing. fertility rates have dropped throughout europe, but in southern europe, the rates are lowest, with italy averaging 1.3 children per woman. low birth rates are brought about by a combination of factors. some are common to many countries, and this program will look at how italy in particular has been affected by these. we'll also look at some factors that are specific to the very low fertility rates in italy. probably the most significant factor that has influenced fertility rates in europe has been industrialization. industrialization has b
Jul 13, 2011 1:00am PDT
are watching italy's debt crisis very closely. here is where they stand at the moment. let's take a look at the moment. the london ftse making some gains, so is the xetra dax t. zurich smi is pretty much flat at the moment on this wednesday morning. nina? >>> pauline, of course, the effects of italy's debt crisis are being next right across the board. let's have a look at where the ftse is. the milanese has lost about 4,000 points in the last six months alone as fears of contagion after the bailout is awarded have been hitting the shores in italy. it is the southern and peripheral areas of the eurozone that are most at risk. we also have the euro trading at 1.40 versus the dollar. up a little bit. boy, is that a currency that has suffered over the last few days because a lot of people have been saying that if italy is the next country that requires a bailout, it could be too big to fail. >>> nina, we're also seeing investors flee to the safe haven of the yen. it has broken that 80-yen mark but weakening just slightly from yesterday at 79.63. china announced a higher than expected gd
Jul 14, 2011 5:30pm EDT
about fuel. the prime minister signaleled the end of italy's place in the country. whomhese are the men from ho col. gadaffi gets his power. they are from sabba, in the south. to the east, the rebels demand he leaves power, and the order he established being replaced. it involves not just these tribes but the westfalla, where the army is drawn. the same strenghth and unity have kept back the rebels. but there are signs of conclusion. the rebels have cut a key oil pipeline that feeds the capital. >> it may hinge on something as basic as fuel. >> they have betrayed the concerns and the ability of the army to fight and the regime's ability to control the pressure. the prime minister was holding crisis talks with his new oil minister, and a last-chance offer. the oil exploration contracts in exchange for a ceasefire. they are trying to drive a wedge between the nato countries. italy has more to lose here than most. >> hthe italian government needs to talk about libyan oil. >> it is smacking of desperation, from a goverment isolated under pressure. thehy depend on oil in the upcoming har
Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
, italy races to push through austerity measures and restore confidence in the country's economy. >>> plus, rupert murdoch is in damage control mode as the crisis at newscorp continues after he ditches his bid for bskyb. >>> but first, a tide of debt trouble seems to be rising on both sides of the atlantic with lawmakers in a number of countries, frantically trying to cope with their country's financial woes. in the united states, as we speak, talks to raise the country's borrowing limit have once again, it seems, hit the buffers. and moody's says as a result of that it's putting the united states on sovereign's on credit watch negative for potential downgrade. here in europe, italy is grabbing the headlines. it's planning a $7 billion bond sale on thursday, this as lawmakers scramble frantically to pass through a punishing set of measures. the upper house of the italian parliament debatining at the moment. we expect the finance minister to take center stage. all of this is adding up to be a great time for investors in gold which has hit a new record high as many people are looki
Jul 15, 2011 12:30am PDT
scandal. italy's senate has approved a $68 billion package of tax and -- taxes and cuts. forced into hiding as the crackdown in syria continues. we crossed the border to get a rare look into how thousands of families are now living. this is "bbc news." the federal bureau of investigations in the united states as open an inquiry into allegations that rupert murdoch's news corp. packed into phones of victims of the 9/11 attacks. the decision followed a request from federal officials. >> rebuilding is underway at the world trade center site, scene of the 9/11 attacks where 33,000 people -- 3300 people were killed. there are allegations that news of the world journalist tried to obtain the phone records of 9/11 victims. a new york lawmaker put the fbi investigation that is now underway. >> i represent a district that lost 150 people on september 11. anyone who hacked into the folds of those rare killed, those or missing at any time, especially during that tragic time, is indefensible. >> the news corp. has offices in manhattan. 9/11 relatives hope the fbi will find out any truth to the a
Jul 12, 2011 5:30pm EDT
stability of spain and italy drove shares even lower. after the second day of talks, finance ministers still have to reach agreement over a second bailout for greece. from brussels, matthew price reports. >> europe's debt crisis spread to the third-biggest economy in the euro zone, italy. the interest rates have been rising sharply. let's hope we do not end up like agrees, this man said. spain faced similar pressure -- like greece, this man said. spain faced similar pressure. in brussels, the european finance ministers gathered, not to discuss italy officially. there used to be an assumption that if the country uses the hero, lending money to the country was basically -- euro, lending money to the country was basically safe. the great crisis has now changed that -- greek crisis has now changed that and they are rethinking the terms by which they lent to other countries that are heavily in debt. that is why interest rates to italy and other countries are currently going up. sorting out greece is crucial. finance ministers have agreed to work quickly on a second bailout for gre
Jul 11, 2011 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal." our headlines at this hour -- the eurozone debt crisis. it is in italy next? damascus, the embassies of the u.s. and france come under attack by supporters of the syrian regime. and he is cute, but he is also fast. meet the world's champion buddy hopper -- bunny hopper. eurozone finance ministers have been discussing options for resolving recent ongoing -- greece's ongoing debt crisis as a u.s. rating agencies claim there's no threat of default in the eurozone goes the third largest economy, italy. angela merkel called on the parliament in rome to respond by approving spending cuts, but so far, the italian government and lawmakers have yet to agree on a common way forward. suddenly, this man is in the sights of the markets. the italian finance minister. he has long been seen as an anchor of stability in the government, but a corruption scandal arou a close adviser and disputes with cabinet colleagues have thrown his future in doubt. now investors are worried his latest austerity plan will not get through parliament, and those worries are driving up italy
Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
stability of spain and italy drove shares lower. that is all happening against the backdrop of the meeting of euro zone finance ministers to discuss a second bailout of greece. >> europe's debt crisis spread dangerously far today to the third and biggest economy in the bureau's own. the interest rates and charges to borrow money have been rising. spain also faced similar pressure. two huge economies being rattled by the greek debt crisis. they gathered, not to officially discuss in italy. there used to be an assumption that this bank a country uses a euro, when lending to that country is safe. they are worried that they might not care about all of the money that they lent to greece. they might be rethinking the way they lend to countries that are heavily in debt. >> sorting of greece is crucial. finance minister say that they have now agreed to work quickly on a second bailout for greece. they said that they would increase the size of the rescue mission -- rescue mechanism currently in place. >> we have made significant progress yesterday. i am certain that shortly we will be able to prese
Jul 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
spreading to italy led to a volatile day of trading on wall street. as the dust settled, the dow lost almost 60 points, the nasdaq fell 20 and the s&p 500 down about six points. the losses came on heavier trading volume-- 923 million shares on the big board and over two billion on the nasdaq. >> susie: joining us now to put all these developments in perspective, mohamed el-erian, c.e.o. and co-chief investment officer of pimco, the world's largest bond fund. >> a lot to talk about. >> there's a lot >> susie: let me begin with the fed. do you think the fed is going to come out with another round of stimulus? is it a good thing? >> well, they're divided. in the minutes some people said perhaps we need more stimulus. others said oh, no, not too fast. worry about inflation. i think what the fed is telling us for sure is two things. one is revised downward growth projection, not just for 2011, but 2012, tells us that the slow down is more than cyclical. second to they're acknowledging they're driving in the fog. there's a lot of disagreement as to what the outlook looks like, and whet
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
logjam over reducing the deficit. >> ifill: plus, ray suarez examines italy's moves to calm fears in europe over its debt crisis. >> woodruff: hari sreenivasan talks to vikas bajaj of the "new york times" in mumbai about the coordinated bomb blasts in india's financial capital. >> ifill: political editor david chalian takes us inside president obama's record- breaking 2012 money haul. >> woodruff: paul solman reports on an ohio company that guarantees its workers jobs even during a recession. >> a vast, century old lincoln electric in the heart of the rust belt, workers average $28 an hour and yet there hasn't been a layoff here in at least 70 years. >> ifill: and we check in on how the pentagon is repealing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy starting with the acceptance of gay recruits. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i mean, where would we be without small businesses? >> we need small businesses. >> they're the ones that help drive growth. >> like electricians, mechanics, carpenters. >> they strengthen our commun
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm PDT
would be permanent. you are watching "bbc news america". italy becomes the latest country to rollout austerity measures designed to keep the debt crisis at bay. now, to afghanistan where five people were killed today in a blast inside a mosque. the attack was carried out by a man who hit explosives in his turban. it happened in kandahar during a memorial service to president karzai's brother was assassinated this week. for more of the president brothers and the governor were in kandahar. >> another deadly attack in the heart of kandahar. top afghan officials were attending a prayer service for the president's half brother when the bomber struck. elite police units secured the area. among the dead, an influential cleric. a man opposed to the taliban. like so many other tax, the brunt of it was borne by ordinary afghans. more people are also dying from nato air strikes. late on wednesday, six villages were attacked among the victims, women and children. it led to a wave of anger. protests have taken place pressing for the withdrawal of western forces. that is about to happen imminently
Jul 1, 2011 10:00pm EDT
reverie ♪ ♪ you're in the arms of the angel may you find some comfort here ♪ >>> in italy, a british exchange student raped and murdered in her room. >> it was horrible. the young lady bled to death. >> amanda knox, her american roommate, is charged with the crime. >> my husband called me and said "they've arrested amanda". >> a media frenzy. rife with tales of cover ups and sex games turned deadly, all centered around the beautiful young student dubbed foxy knoxy by the tabloids. now amanda knox sits in this italian prison, convicted of murder abroad. >>> amanda knox has been behind bars for the past 3 1/2 years. but just this week the american student won a significant victory. fresh dna analysis presented to the appeals court could boost efforts to overturn her conviction. the prosecution maintains she's where she belongs, in prison. now the story behind the headlines. >>> amanda knox was going into her junior year of college. her mother etta recalls a.m. man darks the fresh-faced 20-year-old, intent on adventure. >> she was going to study abroad. going into college somewh
Jul 12, 2011 5:30am EDT
debt crisis now spreads from greece to italy. we'll check the markets in just a minute. plus there were no major league games last night. so the minors stepped up for us. with a major-league caliber brawl. look at this one. spilling into the outfield, you no it's a good one. we'll have the blow by blow from the kids ahead in sports. >>> first, let's get to the news, live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city, and some breaking news just in. afghan officials confirm that president hamid karzai's half-brother was shot and killed today. at his home in the southern province of kandahar. ahmed walid karzai was head of the local provincial council, while defended by the president, ahmed had become a symbol for corruption within the administration after a series of allegations including that he was on the c.i.a. payroll and involved in drug trafficking. according to a witness, karzai was killed by a member of his own security team. president karzai spoke at a news conference in kabul moments ago, saying his brother's death reflects the suffering of all afghan people. we'll have mo
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
thousands spilled. stock futures are falling. jitters over europe. this time it is italy. we had a down the day on friday with a dismal jobs report. 7-eleven store's want to help you beat the heat and celebrate 711 day. they are offering a free seven- ounce frozen slurpee drink. it is hoping to make a record and served up 5 million of those sorties this year. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. lurpees.lion stor >> old navy is hoping to boost sales. >> they have been remodeling stores. they are remaking over the area where you check out. it has something to do with missed objenostalgi about a slurpee at 5:00 a.m. slurpees would be good. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the debt crisis talks will end in a compromise, one side backing down, or default? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film. finish jet dry rinse agent removes residue and actively dries dish
Jul 15, 2011 1:00am PDT
the most debted nations, italy, is of course trying to fight to stave off a bailout to become the fourth euro nation if it were to do so to request one from the imf, the eu and also the ecb. this was the scene just yesterday as lawmakers approved a four year, $57 billion austerity plan. the lower house is expected to adopt some of these measures later on today. and newspapers have been having quite a field day with this situation. let me show you the front page of one of the newspapers owned by the prime minister berlusconi. they're on the bow of the titanic as that fated ship sinks. this is in reference to a comment made yesterday saying the situation of the country finds itself in at the moment is akin to the sinking of the titanic and not everyone the first class passengers are safe. >> you can always count on him for a very colorful sound bite. and another metaphor, the iceberg is all that debt under the surface. meanwhile time is running out to raise the u.s. debt ceiling. lawmakers are still at odds. another warning about a possible downgrade of u.s. debt. this time from sta
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
example of italy this week but came under attack by financial markets. the country is the third largest economy in europe. the borrowing rates are a white- collar form of strongarm robbery. a specially as rome is considering more cuts. >> other crisis, at this time is italy's finances in trouble. national that is almost 120% of gdp. twice the amount allowed. the headline spell out and doom and gloom. but the finance minister says he has everything under control. not all italians are convinced it is over yet. >> there is a lot of speculation because there are a number of lobbies that govern this country. they see their own -- the middle class gets poorer and poorer. the rich stay rich. that happens all the time. >> the problems are not going to disappear overnight. the country is deep in crisis. will readily be the next target for speculators? >> it is the transfer, and a repositioning. due to the events of politics. this has nothing to do with the people attacking italy in particular. >> defending the country is the job of the finance minister. he has pushed through a tough austerity pa
Jul 11, 2011 6:30pm PDT
. >> tom: you mentioned some of the uncertainty, the latest bit of uncertainty is italy, italian dealt problems. how real is that risk of italy? >> you know, i'm sure a lot of these are real. i don't think italy is in as bad a shape as greece is. i mean greece is in the end probably going to have to sell some islands or something to pay off their debt. italy has a lot more assets, a lot more revenue, and their problems aren't as intrack tabl, but that doesn't mean they don't have problems, and they're big. they could take down a bank, possibly. one thing we have to remember is that u.s. banks do not have direct exposure today to european countries or in fact much sovereign debt at all, like they did back in the early 80s when we had all that exposure to latin america. >> tom: but you wouldn't necessarily know it if you watched the financial stocks over the past several months. any time greece is in the headlines or italy is in the headlines you sell u.s. banking stocks. >> and that's because what's happening here is it's almost like the butterfly effect, you know, butterfly flaps out w
Jul 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
ally is shot dead in the southern city of kandahar. time now for the -- italy is the spot today. >> yes. the market is very nervous indeed. they are sweating. they're worried that the problems in greece, ireland, and portugal will spread to the likes of italy, and that is a very serious worry. we're talking about the third largest economy in the eurozone. banking stocks in europe taking a bit of a hammering. here is the problem, especially for investors. officials were saying there is a big possibility that we will allow greece to have some selected defaults. investors go, hang on, what has happened to the safe reassurance that any country using the euro would be a safe bet, would be back stopped? because if you're a allows these peripheral economies to default, not pay their loans, investors will say i am not going to give my money to italy or spain because i will lose out. one of the questions i asked an expert is why all of a sudden this foc he had a great answer. >> the fact that no one has come up with a structured plan on how to deal with the greek problem, that is bringin
Jul 14, 2011 5:00am EDT
already biased. now italy's chance to restore some confidence in the markets has come in the course of today. in fact in the next few hours, the a vote on the tough austerity budget to pin back spending. the lower house will have a vote on friday. they will not be voting the proposal. the cuts are around 40 billion euros. some $57 billion dollars. >> this is the start of an important two days of the italian economy. today's senate vote on the austerity package for $40 billion euros. the four-year package will be approved friday. perhaps more pressing to investors in the austerity measures is the issue of itly's debt. italy owes around $1.6 trillion euros. making it the most indebted country in europe. that is more outstanding bonds than ireland, greece and portugal put together. as worries over the size of that debt mount, so did the effect of borrowing costs. they pushed the country's 10-year yields to their highest levels in years. they said their economy can withstand european stress tests. >> our banks are stable. they have not suffered any real damage from the financial crisis tha
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of parliament on friday. we have more from rome. >> italy, ever aware of battles past, is told that it is on the front line in the current battle over the eurozone crisis. the reason is that. -- debt. today, the italian senate debated an emergency package brought forward to calm the markets. the italian finance minister told the ministers that the country was watching. he warned that the public debt could devour the future and the future of our children. passions ran high. topics leisure -- public sector wages will be frozen. the italian parliament looks set to pass this parliament -- this measure in five days. >> we're dealing with the defense of the european currency. an attack that has been going on in the italian markets and this is not against italy, this is against the european currency. >> here is their problem. they are looking to make 42 billion pounds in savings over three years. they are under pressure because their debt is 120% of gdp. their total debt is 1.6 trillion pounds. if italy really gets into trouble, they're simply too big to be rescued. italy has impressive de
Jul 12, 2011 6:30pm PDT
debt crisis might be spreading to italy. many put the blame on the politicians. >> there has been a discussion going on for days now and the eu itself is to blame by expressing concern about italy. that was an open invitation to the speculators. >> what annoys analysts is the lack of consistency from brussels. one day they categorically rule out any debt default. the next day, it is back on the agenda. >> what we need is a clear and final signal to creditors that there will not be any default on debt. that is the only way we will be able to get on top of the problems we have increased and the dangers of other countries being infected as well. >> instead, the politicians say they're not ruling out a selective defaults. the european council president visiting madrid on tuesday would only say that another emergency summit might take place before the week is out. >> there was some good news at least, pimco is using the option of the italian debt to increase their holdings and they have said that italy is not in the same boat as greece and the market's response positive to italy. we got
Jul 7, 2011 4:00am EDT
manhattan. does historic little italy stand a chance against the sleek 21st century newcomer? >>> it's a classic tale of big business versus mom and pap. we're talking about new york's historic little italy. where traditional restaurants are trying to in compete with a new, italian powerhouse. richard roth explains. >> now, that's good. >> reporter: good seems an understatement for public reaction to eataly, the upscale extravaganza in manhattan. the new york branch of a global rollout, eataly rolled out with hype. >> eataly will become a destination for food aficionados from far and wide. >> reporter: those that cooked up eataly, says it's doubled projections. >> everyone seems to love everything about eataly. >> reporter: not everybody loves eataly. especially those in historic little italy. >> eataly is a great place. but it's more of a shopping mall. >> i respect the chefs of eataly. but eataly itself, there's restaurants in eataly. but it's not an italian experience. >> reporter: before the cheese heats up, eataly is not taking the bait. >> we're huge fans of little italy. i think l
Jul 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
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Jul 12, 2011 1:00am PDT
spreading to italy about this moving into a generalized crisis with a lot of banks really coming under pressure with non-performing government bonds on their books, and just one other theme, thomas cook is down on a profit warning, but really the whole worry about italy's finances very much putting all of that in state and look at that on the milan stock exchange we're looking at a punishing session off by 4.25%. let's move on to the currency markets not surprisingly we're seeing continuing pressure on the euro, the dollar being bought very much as the safe haven currency so 1.3850 and the euro is lower than that in the past few hours so we're looking possibly at the euro maybe even breaking down below 1.3800, that's being talked about in the currency markets, equally weakness there for the pound as people buy the dollar, 1.5810 and again, the yen at 79.84, with i think again a flight to a safe currency, safe haven currency very much the theme for the yen and that's uncomfortable for japanese exporters and i imagine that's putting pressure on the nikkei, pauline. >> yes, charles, let's
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